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Ted Leverette shares about financing, valuing, selling and buying small and midsize businesses.
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Searching for businesses to buy can be frustrating.
But it doesn’t have to be . . . if searchers deploy best practices to handle the initial communications and interactions between searchers, advisors, brokers, sellers and business owners.

You are invited to a complimentary online 40-minute live seminar by Ted Leverette, The Original Business Buyer Advocate ®.
(You can also forward this invitation to people who could benefit from it. They must individually register; the confirmation login link differs for every registrant.)

Complimentary Online Seminar (Zoom Audio/Video)

October 2, Wednesday, 11 a.m. eastern (16:00 U.K.)

"Street-Smart Negotiating for Buying a Business"

Disco Ball, Fastball, Hardball, Softball, Dodgeball?

Learn which and when to play or avoid.
How to avoid being taken.
Nourish win-win relationships when the going gets bumpy.
Spoiler Alert: Expect a few surprises that you will like. 

Mark your calendar:
October 2 - Wednesday
11:00 a.m eastern: USA & Canada
16:00 hours: United Kingdom
Lecture and Q&A - Audio/Video/Handouts
Register now for my next complimentary 40-minute online seminar.
(You don't need a Zoom Meeting account to enter the seminar.)
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email
containing information about joining the seminar.
Can’t attend? Want some of the information presented at the seminar?
Register now. You’ll get a complimentary copy.
(Some of the most important and best is only shared live with attendees.)
More insight is on our webpage: K.I.S.S. for Searchers and Business Buyers


Ted Leverette, Business Buyer Advocate ®, (and sometimes guest presenters) will respond to questions and comments submitted here, now, or online during the conferences.

Coming Up – Presentations by Subject Matter Experts

  • Q&A pertaining to search, screening of opportunities and initial due diligence.
  • Fine art of recasting financials.
  • Street-smart valuation techniques.
  • Answers from attorney involved with M&A, corporate and securities law.
  • Tax aspects for SMB buy/sell transactions from CPA involved with mergers and acquisitions, exit and succession planning.

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Want to buy a business . . . sooner?

A really big tip for business buyers:
  • Don't buy a company if it won't position you to grow by M&A. Otherwise you might be buying a job. And unnecessarily coping too much with your competition. (See below.)

Earlier Seminars
If you’ve missed any, contact Ted Leverette for more information.
September 18:  
How to FIND business opportunities
(not merely search and compete against buyer competition).
  • One of the most productive FINDERS will explained how his outreach evolved generating worthwhile opportunities free of buyer competition.


My books:

(USA 217 pages or Canadian 204 pages.)



I refer prospective clients to advisors, brokers, appraisers and sources of financing who subscribe to my monthly free e-newsletter AND also connect with me on LinkedIn.

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Ted J. Leverette
The Original Business Buyer Advocate ®